e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) CEO Tarang Amin Sells 41,490 Shares

e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF) CEO Tarang Amin sold 41,490 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.46, for a total value of $807,395.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Tarang Amin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, October 17th, Tarang Amin sold 22,753 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.99, for a total value of $409,326.47.
  • On Thursday, October 10th, Tarang Amin sold 99,532 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.10, for a total value of $1,701,997.20.
  • On Monday, September 23rd, Tarang Amin sold 18,287 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.06, for a total value of $330,263.22.
  • On Thursday, September 19th, Tarang Amin sold 22,753 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total value of $386,801.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 11th, Tarang Amin sold 6,723 shares of e.l.f. Beauty stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.01, for a total value of $107,635.23.

e.l.f. Beauty stock opened at $17.12 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a current ratio of 3.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $866.20 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 21.05 and a beta of 2.35. e.l.f. Beauty Inc has a fifty-two week low of $6.70 and a fifty-two week high of $19.96. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $17.50 and its two-hundred day moving average is $15.25.

e.l.f. Beauty (NYSE:ELF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.11. The company had revenue of $67.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.07 million. e.l.f. Beauty had a positive return on equity of 9.11% and a negative net margin of 0.23%. e.l.f. Beauty’s revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that e.l.f. Beauty Inc will post 0.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms have issued reports on ELF. Zacks Investment Research upgraded e.l.f. Beauty from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, July 12th. Jefferies Financial Group upped their target price on e.l.f. Beauty from $19.00 to $20.25 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 10th. Oppenheimer reissued a “hold” rating on shares of e.l.f. Beauty in a report on Friday, September 6th. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on e.l.f. Beauty from $16.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their target price on e.l.f. Beauty from $17.50 to $19.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.75.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of ELF. Lisanti Capital Growth LLC acquired a new stake in e.l.f. Beauty during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $2,511,000. Boston Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,751,000. Arcus Capital Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $175,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $140,000. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System grew its position in shares of e.l.f. Beauty by 9.6% in the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 106,061 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,857,000 after acquiring an additional 9,248 shares in the last quarter. 84.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

e.l.f. Beauty Company Profile

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc, a beauty company, provides cosmetic and skin care products under the e.l.f. brand name worldwide. The company offers eye, lip, face, and skin care products, as well as kits and tools. It sells its products through national and international retailers and direct-to-consumer channels, which include e-commerce and e.l.f.

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